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Three men drowned during sea baptism in Cape Town

Three men drowned when a baptism in the sea went badly wrong on Sunday morning in Cape Town, South Africa. A City of Cape Town law enforcement spokesman, Wayne Dyason, said that the incident happened at around 7.45am close to Monwabisi near Khayelitsha. ‘While conducting the baptism two of the church members got into difficulty […]

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Focus Ecumenical Journal Features ‘Importance of Prayer’ & ‘St Gregorious of Parumala’

OCP News Service – 26/3/18 ISSUU https://issuu.com/diasporafocus/docs/focus_april_2018 SCRIBD https://www.scribd.com/document/374760961/Focus-April-2018 Focus previous volume here: Global: The April 2018, issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar, (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global Anglican Communion) is now available for download. The new issue features articles […]

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Venerable Simeon the New Theologian

Church of Serbia – 26/3/18 Saint Simeon the New Theologian was born in the year 949 in the city of Galatea (Paphlagonia), and he was educated at Constantinople. His father prepared him for a career at court, and for a certain while the youth occupied a high position at the imperial court. When he was […]

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St. Gregory Dialogus – the Pope of Rome

Church of Serbia – 26/3/18 Saint Gregory Dialogus, Pope of Rome, was born in Rome around the year 540. His grandfather was Pope Felix, and his mother Sylvia (November 4) and aunts Tarsilla and Emiliana were also numbered among the saints by the Roman Church. Having received a most excellent secular education, he attained high […]

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Venerable Mary of Egypt

Church of Serbia – 26/3/18 This Life of Our Venerable Mother Mary of Egypt was written down in the seventh century by Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem, some hundred years after the repose of the holy Mary, who fell asleep in the Lord April 1, 522. It is one of the most beautiful and edifying […]

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Delegation of the European St. James Way visits St. James Cathedral in Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/3/18 Saturday morning March 10, a delegation of the Fédération Européenne du Saint-Jacques de Compostelle visited the Armenian Convent of St. James. Their visit was well prepared by correspondence as well as a previous visit of M. Gérard Beaume, the general coordinator of the Fédération. The delegation consisted […]

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